Ward: Farringdon Within
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Vincent Keaveny served as Lord Mayor of the City of London in 2021/22, having held the office of Sheriff in 2018/19. He is a partner at international law firm, DLA Piper LLP. He advises banks and companies throughout the UK and Europe on banking and finance matters. Until 2019 he was International Co-Chair of the Financial Services Sector at DLA Piper. In 2014/15 he served as President of the City of London Law Society. He is an Honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn.
Vincent is the senior independent trustee of the Sir John Soane's Museum, a director/trustee of the contemporary music ensemble, Exaudi, and the theatre company, Actors Touring Company, and a trustee and council member of Gresham College. Vincent was Master (2014/15) of the City of London Solicitors’ Company and took office as Master of the Woolmen’s Company in April 2023. He is a member of the Court of the Distillers' Company and a Liveryman of the Spectacle Makers’, Stationers’, Framework Knitters’, Upholders’ and Security Professionals' Companies
Vincent’s Mayoral theme - People and Purpose - championed a purpose led and people focused UK FPS sector; growing the global competitiveness of the UK as a world leader in ESG and sustainable finance and home to the best and most diverse global talent; driving social mobility at all levels. As Lord Mayor he hosted the inaugural Net Zero Delivery Summit and led the Finance for Impact initiative. He co-chaired the HMT & BEIS sponsored Socio-Economic Diversity Taskforce and is Chair of Progress Together, the financial services membership body promoting greater socio-economic diversity in the financial services industry.
He is married to Amanda, an intensive care/cardiothoracic nurse.